Lord Selkirk School Division, International Student Program - International Students Selkirk

Refund Procedure

  1. A complete refund of the tuition fee (less any fee paid to an agent) will be granted if one of the following conditions applies:
    1. The student is denied a Study Permit by Citizenship and Immigration Canada. Proof in the form of the rejection letter from Canadian authorities is required.
    2. There is a serious illness of the student, or a death or serious illness of a member of the student’s immediate family prior to the student’s departure, which necessitates the student remaining in his or her home country during the academic year. Proof in the form of a letter documenting the extenuating circumstance is required.
    3. The student and/or his/her parent(s)/legal guardian(s) becomes a Landed Immigrant/Permanent Resident or Refugee prior to September 30 of the academic year and the student is attending a Lord Selkirk School on September 30 of that year.*
    4. The student’s parent(s)/legal guardian(s) secure a Work Permit prior to September 30 of the academic year and become a Lord Selkirk resident and the student is attending a Lord Selkirk School on September 30.*
    5. The student’s parent(s)/legal guardian(s) secure a Study Permit prior to September 30 of the academic year, are enrolled in a long-term academic degree or diploma program at a recognized postsecondary institution during the academic year, become a Lord Selkirk resident and the student is attending a Lord Selkirk School on September 30. Quarterly attendance reports and grade transcripts must be submitted.*
  2. A partial refund of the tuition fee (pro-rated and less any fee paid to an agent) will be granted if one of the following conditions applies:
    1. There is a death or serious illness of the student, or a member of the student’s immediate family during the academic year that necessitates the student returning and remaining in their home country.
    2. The student states, in writing to the Coordinator of the Program his/her intent not to participate in the program. The deadline for receiving this notification is October 1 for Semester 1 and full year tuition, and March 1 for Semester 2 tuition. If the student decides to withdraw from the program with less than 30 days notice, he/she will be charged one month of homestay fee and one month of tuition fee.
    3. The student and/or his/her parent(s)/legal guardian(s) becomes a Landed Immigrant/Permanent Resident or Refugee after September 30 of the academic year.*

    *It is understood that refunds are only issued once the student has satisfied the criteria of being a grantable student of Manitoba.

  3. No refund of the tuition fee will be given if any one of the following conditions apply:
    1. The student withdraws after the deadlines listed in 2 (ii) have passed.
    2. The student is dismissed from the program because of:
      • Driving a motor vehicle
      • Possession and/or use of alcohol or illegal drugs
      • Possession and/or use of firearms or any lethal weapon
      • Holding a paying job
      • Engaging in illegal activities
      • Breaking homestay rules
      • Violating rules set out in the school’s Student Handbook and Code of Conduct for Lord Selkirk School Division
      • Unauthorized travel
      • Inappropriate use of social media (such as Facebook)

      The student will be entitled to “Due Process” and steps will be documented and shared for the above-listed violations.

    3. The Study Permit is revoked by Citizenship and Immigration Canada for just cause.
    4. The student and/or his/her parent(s) becomes a Landed Immigrant/Permanent Resident or Refugee prior to September 30 of the academic year and chooses to leave the Lord Selkirk School Division to attend a school in another division prior to September 30.
    5. The student’s parent(s)/legal guardian(s) secure a Study Permit or Work Permit prior to September 30 of the academic year and chooses to leave the Lord Selkirk School Division to attend a school in another division prior to September 30.

Homestay Refunds

All homestay payments are mailed to the homestay family from Lord Selkirk School Division.

  1. If the student leaves the Program the unused monthly payments will be refunded to the student.
  2. In the event that a student leaves a homestay mid-month but remains in the Program, the move is initiated by the International Student Program and the homestay fee for the complete month has been paid, the International Student Program staff may collect the unused portion (less any outstanding debts owed to the homestay family from the international student) of the homestay payment from the family to be used to pay the new homestay family.
  3. In the event that the student leaves a homestay mid-month, the move is initiated by the student or necessitated due to the student’s behaviour, the student will be required to pay the fee for the current month to the homestay family plus the fee to be paid to the new homestay family for the balance of the month.
  4. If a student chooses and is granted permission to travel, the homestay fee will not be pro-rated for the time the student is away. Full payment for the month is required.

Non-Refundable Fees

  • The $200.00 Application Fee is non-refundable.
  • Medical Insurance and Services Fee is non-refundable.
  • Transcript Validation Fee is non-refundable.

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